Tips & Resources
These helpful tips and educational articles are provided to help you understand the world of hearing loss and help you make well informed decisions.
Tinnitus is a condition where an individual hears sounds in their ears or head that are not caused by an external source. The sound can vary from person to person and can be described as ringing, buzzing, hissing, whistling, or clicking. 10-15% of Americans [about 50...
Dementia is the general decline in mental ability that can become severe enough to impact daily life and functioning. There is more and more research being published that shows a link between untreated hearing loss, brain atrophy, and...
Helpful tips when doing your research about options for your or your loved ones’ hearing loss. Know the differences between OTC and Rx Hearing aids.
When it comes to hearing aids, there is no single best device for everyone. There are a lot of factors that go into which hearing aid is the best for each individual person. Over-the-counter hearing help has been around for a long time, the new legislation will clean up and amend the existing hearing aid regulations. We have listed here questions you should be asking when looking at the best hearing help for you or your loved ones.
1) "I can hear, but I can’t understand you because you’re mumbling!” This complaint is the most common one I hear! Most times, the perception of mumbling is caused by high-frequency hearing loss, the most common. Someone with high-frequency hearing loss will have...
Summer activities like concerts, fireworks and sporting events are usually blamed as ear-damaging venues, yet daily exposure to loud noises in common areas like gyms, restaurants, bars, clubs, and even yard work pose just as great a threat
Patients don’t often realize how much they compensate with various strategies to ‘get by’ and make it through a day…
According to Healthy Hearing, 30 million people in the United States suffer from hearing loss, yet only about 15 percent of that group has ever worn a hearing aid. Most of the time it is not cost, it is because hearing aids have unfair misconceptions attached to them.
February is American Heart Month This month, we are taking time to focus on the connection between heart trouble and hearing loss! I’m going to start off this blog with a story! One of my patient’s recently told me that when his heart beats quickly during stressful...
COVID-19 and Tinnitus – Are They Related?
10 Tips for Those with Hearing Loss The hustle-bustle of the holiday season is upon us! Stores are playing festive jingles and offering sweet treats at every corner. From decorating our homes to planning parties, our days are busy. Among all this excitement, we must...
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